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Bunions are one of the most common foot problems. Conservative treatment including shoe modification can sometimes relieve the symptoms. If not successful, bunion surgery is often recommended.
Bunion surgery is a proven surgical procedure with predictable results and a relatively low risk. A majority of patients gain significant if not total improvement in their symptoms following this surgery.
Now that you have viewed the presentation, it is your doctor's hope that you have a better understanding of the procedure, including its risks, benefits and alternatives. Based on your desires and expectations, you and your doctor can now make a shared decision about your health care.
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